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Senators postpone vote

Senators postpone vote

FORREST HOLT | Evergreen ASWSU reporter

September 29, 2016


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The ASWSU Senate postponed selecting an all-campus senator after failing three times to reach a two-thirds vote at its meeting on Wednesday.Seth Hansen, Derrick Wallace and Yu Sum Cheung ran for the position. Upon the first vote, Hansen earned nine of 17 votes, while Wallace earned seven and Cheung earne...

This year’s ASWSU considered ‘cohesive’ by advisor and leadership

This year’s ASWSU considered ‘cohesive’  by advisor and leadership

Forrest Holt | Evergreen ASWSU reporter

September 27, 2016


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Members of the 46th ASWSU Senate receive praise for understanding the importance of persistence, passion and purpose.The Senate’s performance so far this academic year impressed ASWSU faculty adviser Rudy Trejo and Vice President Kyle Strachila, and they believe it will set the groundwork for future ...

ASWSU approves funding for student organization projects

ASWSU approves funding for student organization projects

FORREST HOLT | Evergreen ASWSU reporter

September 22, 2016


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The ASWSU Senate unanimously voted at its meeting Wednesday to provide $3,000 to the United Greek Council for its Second Annual Professional Leadership Development Summit.The summit will feature workshops and a keynote speech targeted to develop the skills of multicultural students, said Jesus Hernan...

ASWSU approves academic honor code

FORREST HOLT | Evergreen ASWSU reporter

September 15, 2016


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The ASWSU Senate unanimously passed a resolution at its meeting on Wednesday to include an honor statement in the university’s academic integrity code, so students can better understand what they agree to upon accepting admission to WSU.The Office of Student Conduct wants the honor statement to app...

Reducing course costs

FORREST HOLT | Evergreen ASWSU reporter

September 9, 2016


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Representatives from University Affairs discussed at the ASWSU Senate meeting on Wednesday plans to reduce the cost of classroom materials through a program called OpenStax, which could save the university more than $400,000 per year.The program implemented at 15 other institutions, provides free, o...

Senate confirms International Student Council president

Senate confirms International Student Council president

MICHAEL WOOSTER | Evergreen reporter

September 1, 2016


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The ASWSU Senate voted 14-0-1 at its meeting Wednesday to confirm Kevin Lindquist as the International Student Council (ISC) president.Lindquist said he was able to utilize his goals and his past experiences with diversity to make him the best fit for the position. Being a transfer student from Bellevue...

ASWSU promotes voting with campaign

ASWSU promotes voting with campaign

DAN DOUCET, Evergreen reporter

August 30, 2016


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As election season progresses, many students will soon be confronted with their first opportunity to vote. Paige Campbell, ASWSU director of legislative affairs, said ASWSU will be holding a variety of events over the next couple of months with the aim of boosting student voter participation. ...

ASWSU selects committee chairs, vice chairs

ASWSU selects committee chairs, vice chairs

Forrest Holt | Evergreen reporter

August 25, 2016


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The 46th ASWSU Senate appointed Senate committee chairs and vice-chairs at its first meeting on Wednesday.All-Campus Senators Josue Zuniga and Alyssa Norris were chosen as chair and vice-chair of the Senate Finance Committee.ASWSU has $80,000 allocated for student use. The committee’s biggest goal is...

New leaders set goals

New leaders set goals

CODY COTTIER | Evergreen news editor

August 19, 2016


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The ASWSU leaders are beginning their term with a number of projects, from reducing the cost of class materials to improving transparency in both their own and the university’s operations.Continuing the work of last year’s ASWSU leadership, President Taylor Christenson and Vice President Kyle Str...

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